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Undergraduate student Vijay Singh selected as IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholar

December 12, 2017

From left: UW EE Professor Daniel Kirschen, senior Vijay Singh and Professor and Chair Radha Poovendran

University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering (UW EE) senior Vijay Singh has been chosen as a 2017-2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholar. This prestigious award is presented to the highest-achieving electrical engineering students, with a focus in the power and energy sector, across the U.S.

Singh will graduate with his BSEE from UW EE in winter quarter 2018. Afterwards, he will be attending the university with his master’s in electrical engineering.

For Singh, the award serves as a recognition of his efforts, and it lends to the importance of faculty mentorship.

“The scholarship will be a source of pride for me,” Singh said. “It’s always nice to be¬†rewarded for working hard. I am happy to be representing the University of Washington this year, and I think this shows the great quality of the faculty at this university. I owe a big thank you to Dr. [Daniel] Kirschen for encouraging me to apply for this award and also being a mentor for me the past couple of years.”